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State-Sponsored Savings and Retirement Plans for Private Employers

  • Thursday, April 21, 2016
  • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Andrei’s Restaurant, 2607 Main St, Irvine, CA 92614
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  • Early Bird pricing
  • Early Bird pricing

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State-Sponsored Savings and Retirement Plans for Private Employers 

· Will they be competition for financial advisors & TPA’s?

  · How will they affect attorneys & consultants?

     · How will the playing field change?

The Presentation 

The Department of Labor has recently issued guidance to support and encourage initiatives by stated governments to provide (or require) savings or retirement plans for private employers. Jim will discuss the guidance that has been issued, legislation enacted in California, and how this may impact the market for employer savings and retirement plans, as well as other legislation and regulatory guidance in this area. 

 About our Speaker:

James C. Paul (Jim), JD, President and sole owner of Paul Benefits Law Corporation

Jim has been a benefits practitioner for over 28 years providing practical and understandable guidance and support for employers, plan sponsors, and others involving 401(k) plan compliance to executive deferred compensation, to compliance with COBRA and HIPAA privacy rules.

Jim currently serves on the Leadership Council for the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA) and was formerly a Co-Chair of the ASPPA Government Affairs Committee. Jim has been elected to membership in the American College of Employee Benefits Council, the highest honor awarded to ERISA lawyers.

Who should attend this program?

Financial Advisors who want to find out how the California state sponsored program for private employers may affect them.

Plan Fiduciaries who want to find out how fiduciary responsibilities and liability exposure differs between employer sponsored plans and state sponsored plans for private businesses.

Plan Auditors who want to learn more about these new creatures, state sponsored retirement plans for private employers.

Service Providers, including consultants, ERISA attorneys and third party administrators who want to learn how the new state sponsored plans may impact their businesses.

 All Benefits Professionals who are interested in participating in a high-quality educational forum and want to benefit from the knowledge and experience of other benefits professionals in the Orange County benefits community.

 Continuing Education:

ASPPA—1 CE Credit                                                     CEBS—1 CPE Credit                                                         CFP —1.5 Hours                                                         CPA (California) — 1.5 Hours                                         ERPA —1 Hour                                                          MCLE (California) —1.5 Hours                                  NIPA - 1 Hour


 Doors open at 7:30 a.m. for check-in, breakfast and networking.  Our program will begin at 8:00 a.m. and this program will end at approximately 9:30 a.m.  The registration fee includes a full breakfast buffet and hosted valet parking.

The reservation deadline for this event is Thursday, April 14, 2016

WP&BC Members can bring a guest for free!  This is a wonderful opportunity to introduce your peers and colleagues to our Chapter.  Remember, your guest should be a first-time visitor and potential member.   Look for the free guest offer when you register online

The statements and materials presented at WP&BC Orange County Chapter events are solely the opinions of the speakers and do not represent the opinions or positions of WP&BC Orange County Chapter. In addition, WP&BC Orange County Chapter assumes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the statements and materials presented by speakers at WP&BC Orange County Chapter events.

Please feel free to reach out to WP&BC with any questions.

Direct Questions To:

Christine Stewart,
Chapter Administrator


(949) 407-9128


Orange County Chapter
PO Box 6111
Garden Grove, CA 92846

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